Warren George Krout

1923 - 2019

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Warren George Krout, 96, died Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Fremont, Ohio. He was born January 12, 1923 in Delaware Twp., Hancock County, the son of Warren R. and Emma L. (Wilch) Krout, and they are deceased. George married Esther Marie Rettig on October 16, 1949, and she preceded him in death on February 20, 2002. A son, Vic L. Krout also preceded him in death on February 19, 2014. He is survived by two daughters: Susan (Steve) Wilkin of Newark, and Nancy (John) Burmeister of Fremont. There are six grandchildren: Kathleen Wilkin, Bryn (David) Beeder, Emily Burmeister, Kari (Jeremy) Hagemeyer, Scott (Michelle) Burmeister, and Laura (Joe) Woughter. There are four great-grandchildren: Hudson Lipe, Charlotte and Oliver Hagemeyer, and Jack Beeder. George had a sister, Marie Sampson. George attended the Folk school (Jackson Twp. in Hancock County) three years and graduated from Mt. Blanchard High School in 1940, and received the FFA State Farmer Degree. He was a graduate of Findlay College School of Commerce. In 1955 he received the Findlay Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmer Award. George was a member of Good Hope Lutheran Church, Arlington, and had served as deacon, trustee, and member of the church council. He also served nine years on the A.S.C.S. County Committee. A long time breeder and exhibitor of Registered Shropshire sheep, George exhibited them at the Ohio State Fair and many county fairs. He was a farmer who retired in 1996. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. George enjoyed watching football and was an avid Buckeye fan. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00am on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Good Hope Lutheran Church in Arlington. There will be a family service at the gravesite in Arlington Cemetery, immediately following the visitation. COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME in Findlay has been entrusted with the arrangements. Pastor Steve Ramsey will officiate at the graveside. Memorials may be made to Good Hope Lutheran Church or Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice. Online condolences may be left at www.coldrencrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    Good Hope Lutheran Church [Map]
    300 South Main Street
    Arlington, OH 45814
    Wednesday, November 13th 2019 10:00 - 11:00 AM

  • Graveside Service:

    Wednesday, November 13th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    Arlington Cemetery [Map]
    Madison Township
    Arlington, Ohio

  • Final Resting Place:

    Arlington Cemetery [Map]
    18470 Twp Rd 71
    Arlington, Ohio 45814

  • Contributions:

    Good Hope Lutheran Church - Krout
    For Online Donations, please select above link.
    300 South Main Street
    Arlington, OH 45814

    Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice - Krout
    For Online Donations, please select above link.
    1730 S Reynolds Rd
    Toledo, Ohio 43614

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To : Susan and Nancy
Date :Tuesday, November 12th 2019
From : Cathy Oman Gons
Dear Susan & Nancy,

I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. He was such a nice man. Bette and I always loved meeting you at your dad’s prime spot in the sheep barn at the fair. We always thought his sheep were the best ones there. We loved spending 4th of July and New Year’s Eve with your family. Our parents surely enjoyed being friends with your parents! I’m imagining that they are all enjoying the wonders of heaven together! I’m sorry that I won’t be able to attend the funeral service, because I would have loved seeing you both again, my childhood friends! Praying for the Lord to comfort you both with His love and grace!

Love & prayers,
Cathy (Oman) Gons



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